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Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Strategic Purchasing and Alignment of Resources Knowledge in Health Project (SPARK-health) - P167959 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSA25357 JAN 18, 2019

Ozaltin,Emre Disclosed

Hypertension Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (English)

Hypertension is one of the leading causes of preventable mortality in Ukraine. It is estimated that high systolic blood pressure was responsible for 42 percent of total deaths in 2016, which is among the highest rates in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 133691 JAN 01, 2019

Doroshenko,Olena; Khan,Olga; Fraser-Hurt,Nicole; Wilson,David; Zhao,Feng Ukrainian Disclosed

Type – 2 Diabetes Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (Ukrainian)

Diabetes is the 7th most important cause of years lived with disability in Ukraine. Prevalence is estimated at 8.4 percent and there are over 1 million undiagnosed cases. ... See More +

Working Paper 133695 JAN 01, 2019

Doroshenko,Olena; Khan,Olga; Fraser-Hurt,Nicole; Wilson,David; Zhao,Feng English Disclosed

Cervical Cancer in Ukraine : The Continuum of Care and Implications for Action (Ukrainian)

Cervical cancer is an important disease in Ukraine: Among all cancers in females, it ranks 5th for incidence and 6th for mortality. While first year mortality shows some decline, progress in earlier detection has been very modest. ... See More +

Working Paper 133694 JAN 01, 2019

English Disclosed

Hypertension Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (Ukrainian)

Hypertension is one of the leading causes of preventable mortality in Ukraine. It is estimated that high systolic blood pressure was responsible for 42 percent of total deaths in 2016, which is among the highest rates in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 133691 JAN 01, 2019

Doroshenko,Olena; Khan,Olga; Fraser-Hurt,Nicole; Wilson,David; Zhao,Feng English Disclosed

Type – 2 Diabetes Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (English)

Diabetes is the 7th most important cause of years lived with disability in Ukraine. Prevalence is estimated at 8.4 percent and there are over 1 million undiagnosed cases. ... See More +

Working Paper 133695 JAN 01, 2019

Doroshenko,Olena; Khan,Olga; Fraser-Hurt,Nicole; Wilson,David; Zhao,Feng Ukrainian Disclosed

Cervical Cancer in Ukraine : The Continuum of Care and Implications for Action (English)

Cervical cancer is an important disease in Ukraine: Among all cancers in females, it ranks 5th for incidence and 6th for mortality. While first year mortality shows some decline, progress in earlier detection has been very modest. ... See More +

Working Paper 133694 JAN 01, 2019

Doroshenko,Olena; Khan,Olga; Fraser-Hurt,Nicole; Wilson,David; Zhao,Feng Ukrainian Disclosed

Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan (English)

Men are the primary consumers of tobacco products in Afghanistan: 48 percent of men from 15–49 years of age that have ever been married use tobacco, compared with 6 percent of women. ... See More +

Report 133101 DEC 17, 2018

Sayed,Ghulam Dastagir; Rahimi,Lutfi Rahman; Haven,Bernard James; Medici,Andre C. Disclosed

Bangladesh : Agricultural Insurance Solutions Appraisal Technical Report (English)

Agriculture is a key sector in Bangladesh, but it is highly exposed to risks. While agriculture is a source of employment and livelihood for nearly one in two adults in Bangladesh and contributes about 16 percent to GDP, it is highly exposed to natural hazards. ... See More +

Working Paper 132999 DEC 17, 2018

Quayyum,Shah Nur; Clarke,Daniel Jonathan; Lo Re,Francesca; Sberro,Rachel; Stutley,Charles Disclosed

Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Discussion Note (English)

This paper presents options for tobacco taxation to reduce tobacco consumption and increase financing for health programs in Afghanistan. Tobacco consumption is compromising the health of the Afghan population, particularly the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000547 DEC 01, 2018

Haven,Bernard James; Rahimi,Lutfi Rahman; Medici,Andre C. Disclosed

Global Mental Health : Some Perspectives on Challenges and Options for Scaling Up Response (English)

The compilation offers some perspectives on the challenges and options for scaling up a sustained global response to the prevailing mental health inaction. ... See More +

Working Paper 132340 NOV 01, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

The 2018 Health Equity and Financial Protection Indicators Database : Overview and Insights (English)

The 2018 database on Health Equity and Financial Protection indicators provides data on equity in the delivery of health service interventions and health outcomes, and on financial protection in health. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8577 OCT 16, 2018

Wagstaff, Adam;Wagstaff,Robert Adam Stephen; Eozenou,Patrick Hoang-Vu; Neelsen,Sven; Smitz,Marc-Francois Disclosed

Yemen Economic Monitoring Brief (English)

Yemen has been experiencing political instability since 2011 and open conflict since late 2014. As a result, the social and institutional fabric in Yemen has witnessed increasing disintegration. ... See More +

Brief 130967 OCT 01, 2018

Arabic Disclosed

Methodology for a World Bank Human Capital Index (English)

This paper describes the methodology for a new World Bank Human Capital Index (HCI). The HCI combines indicators of health and education into a measure of the human capital that a child born today can expect to obtain by her 18th birthday, given the risks of poor education and health that prevail in the country where she lives. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8593 SEP 25, 2018

Kraay,Aart C. Disclosed

Enhancing Opportunities for Clean and Resilient Growth in Urban Bangladesh : Country Environmental Analysis 2018 (English)

Bangladesh has sustained robust economic growth, led by industrial development and urbanization, for the past three decades. In tandem with its economic development, country has been increasingly urbanizing led by the massive growth of Dhaka, the nation’s capital. ... See More +

Country Environmental Analysis (CEA) 129915 SEP 01, 2018

Disclosed

Cigarette Affordability in the Russian Federation 2002 - 2017 (English)

The goal of this study is to examine cigarette affordability in Russia between 2002 and 2017 in order to provide an understanding of the country's current tobacco excise tax policy, and to identify opportunities and next steps. ... See More +

Working Paper 130694 SEP 01, 2018

Zheng,Rong; Marquez,Patricio V.; Kuznetsova,Polina; Wang Yang,Emily Xiaoxia Disclosed

Reducing Tobacco Use through Taxation in Trinidad and Tobago : Modelling the Long-term Health and Economic Impact (English)

This report uses selected scenarios for increasing excise taxes on tobacco products in Trinidad and Tobago, with the aim of reducing smoking prevalence across the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 131294 AUG 31, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Nigeria Cutting U5MR in Half in a Decade MPA - P167156 (English)

Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet PIDISDSC24738 AUG 30, 2018

Loevinsohn,Benjamin P. Disclosed

The distributional effects of tobacco taxation: the evidence of white and clove cigarettes in Indonesia (English)

Despite the well-known positive impact of tobacco taxes on health outcomes, policy makers hesitate to use them because of their possible regressive effect, that is, poorer deciles are proportionally more negatively affected than richer ones. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8558 AUG 17, 2018

Fuchs,Alan Disclosed

A Light-Touch Method to Improve Accurate Reporting of IDP’s Food Consumption (English)

Misreporting is a well-known challenge for researchers in social sciences and even more so for policymakers who rely on accurate data to design effective relief strategies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8539 AUG 06, 2018

Kaplan,Lennart Christian; Pape,Utz Johann; Walsh,James Sonam Disclosed

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Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Strategic Purchasing and Alignment of Resources Knowledge in Health Project (SPARK-health) - P167959 (English)
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JAN 18, 2019 PIDISDSA25357 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Hypertension Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133691 Working Paper Ukrainian
Type – 2 Diabetes Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2019 133695 Working Paper English
Cervical Cancer in Ukraine : The Continuum of Care and Implications for Action (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2019 133694 Working Paper English
Hypertension Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (Ukrainian)
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JAN 01, 2019 133691 Working Paper English
Type – 2 Diabetes Care in Ukraine : Breakpoints and Implications for Action (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133695 Working Paper Ukrainian
Cervical Cancer in Ukraine : The Continuum of Care and Implications for Action (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 133694 Working Paper Ukrainian
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan (English)
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DEC 17, 2018 133101 Report
Bangladesh : Agricultural Insurance Solutions Appraisal Technical Report (English)
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DEC 17, 2018 132999 Working Paper
Options for Tobacco Taxation in Afghanistan : Discussion Note (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 AUS0000547 Working Paper
Global Mental Health : Some Perspectives on Challenges and Options for Scaling Up Response (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132340 Working Paper
The 2018 Health Equity and Financial Protection Indicators Database : Overview and Insights (English)
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OCT 16, 2018 WPS8577 Policy Research Working Paper
Yemen Economic Monitoring Brief (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130967 Brief Arabic
Methodology for a World Bank Human Capital Index (English)
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SEP 25, 2018 WPS8593 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing Opportunities for Clean and Resilient Growth in Urban Bangladesh : Country Environmental Analysis 2018 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 129915 Country Environmental Analysis (CEA)
Cigarette Affordability in the Russian Federation 2002 - 2017 (English)
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SEP 01, 2018 130694 Working Paper
Reducing Tobacco Use through Taxation in Trinidad and Tobago : Modelling the Long-term Health and Economic Impact (English)
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AUG 31, 2018 131294 Working Paper
Concept Project Information Document-Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet - Nigeria Cutting U5MR in Half in a Decade MPA - P167156 (English)
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AUG 30, 2018 PIDISDSC24738 Project Information and Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
The distributional effects of tobacco taxation: the evidence of white and clove cigarettes in Indonesia (English)
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AUG 17, 2018 WPS8558 Policy Research Working Paper
A Light-Touch Method to Improve Accurate Reporting of IDP’s Food Consumption (English)
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AUG 06, 2018 WPS8539 Policy Research Working Paper